making spider webs that look like real spiderwebs?

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  1. hydin

    hydin Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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  2. Serafino

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    How big?

    I used to mess with Testor's model cement for small webs on the corners of boxes and such. You could build a structured web this way but not sure how big it could be.

    Don't breathe the stuff too much. ;)
     
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    Didn't they said what they used on the Return Of The King bous DVD's ? They fried that stuff, and then made webs
     
  6. Jimbo890

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    You can take a regular hot melt glue gun, and run a air hose to it, pull the trigger, squrit some air and volia. Realsitic cobwebs.
     
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    melted sugar? That might be too hard to work with though.
     
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  12. Jayn

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    seems like I'd seem a tutorial somewhere for preserving real spider webs..
    spray glue? I'll look.. You might could find some real webs that are sturdy enough and attach them with the cement. They last a long time too..other than that, a pet spider or two might help..
    Jayn
     
  13. Jayn

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    Forgot to add, if you haven't gotten a box yet, Container Store sells those same ones in various sizes..

    Jayn
     
  14. Cenobyte

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    Chris,

    Go to the halloween stores or wal-mart etc (as they have massive clearance) and get the webbing that is in the large bag. (Like to decorate outside etc.) Pull off just a little bit and stretch that.

    Cheap and will probably do what you want.
     
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    I can send ya a few dozen black widows to put in the box then just wait till they do their decorating and evict them.
     
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    if it's for a small box and your wanting the 'random' type of web just try squirting a tiny bit out and going back and forth between the corners that you'd like to be covered and let the pesky strings that ususally get on your nerves when doing other projects do their job.
     
  19. GOING SOLO

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    These are great and you will find use for it again!
     
  20. Maelstrom

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    Thread is over 5 yrs old guys.
     

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